3 YEAR TERM ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 96-31432 Posted Job Title 3 YEAR TERM ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER School Name Facilities and Real Estate Services Org Project Management Posted to the Web 04/18/2019 Posted Job/Salary Grade 027 Employment Type Exempt Hours N/A Position Type Full Time Position Schedule Varies Months 12 Position Length End Date Established Position End Date 06/30/2022 University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

School/Center Overview

The Division of Facilities and Real Estate Services (FRES) provides the expertise, business process, policies and standards required to plan, design, construct, operate, maintain and renew the physical assets of the University, excluding the health system. In addition, the Division, comprised of approximately five Departments, is responsible for the strategic planning, management and operation of non-academic University property, and collaborating with the neighborhood to create a safe, diverse and economically vibrant destination. With close to 12M square feet of space, FRES maintains 186 buildings on a campus of 276 acres, completes over 60,000 maintenance requests per year, and starts approximately 250 projects a year. FRES is comprised of the following Departments: Administration, Office of the University Architect, Design and Construction, Real Estate, Operations and Maintenance.

The University of Pennsylvania is implementing a campus transformation entitled Penn Connects (http://www.pennconnects.upenn.edu). This comprehensive, award winning effort is expanding the campus over the next 20 years, including the construction of new academic research and recreational facilities. In addition, the University has secured $300M in Century Bond funding and continues to upgrade existing facilities over the coming years. https://www.facilities.upenn.edu/

Duties

Responsible for the management of design, engineering, legal, construction, and other professionals engaged in the planning, design, and construction of smaller or otherwise less complex capital projects.
Will also assist Project Managers with such duties on larger or otherwise more complex capital projects.
Administration of financial records, and the development and maintenance of project budgets, schedules, and reports.

Responsible for the administration and maintenance of contract documents, daily work reports, correspondence, change order requests, change orders, and related project documentation.

Responsible for the verification of work performed and the recommendation for approval and payment of the amounts invoiced by architects, consultants, and contractors.

Assistant Project Management responsibilities run from project inception through final closeout and include coordinating with the Office of the University Architect, Department of Operations and Maintenance, and various School / Center representatives throughout the process.

Coordinating project meetings, issuing monthly financial status reports, and ensuring that proper permits and zoning ordinances are obtained.

Other duties as may be required.

This is one-time funding related to a specific project, so the new staffing will be on a three-year term basis with the potential for extension as the workload requires.

Qualifications

BA/BS in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture, Interior Design, or field related to building design/construction management and 3-5 years of experience that includes design or supervision of building renovations and/or new construction projects, and capital budget preparation and administration, or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Working knowledge of project management software, skilled in Microsoft Office, and capacity to learn new systems.

Strong initiative with the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work either independently or as part of a team consisting of a wide variety of individuals.

Excellent communication and organizational skills.

Affirmative Action Statement

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job. Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/45437 Posting Supplemental Questions

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